April 22, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros

Review8.6(out of 10)
Ridgid 18V Octane Cordless Compact Router

Ridgid 18V Octane Cordless Compact Router Review R860443B

Having reviewed the Ridgid cordless trim router some time ago, we were intrigued when they released an updated model. The new Ridgid 18V Octane Cordless Compact Router (R860443B) remains fully backward-compatible with all Ridgid 18V batteries. It does, however, offer some additional power when combined with new Ridgid Octane batteries. Pros Decent run-time Plenty of […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
Skil 10-inch Miter Saw

Skil MS6305-00 10 in. Miter Saw Review

The Skil MS6305-00 10 in. miter saw provides an almost unheard of blend of capacity, power, usability, and value. Our crew used it while putting a two-story addition on a downtown bungalow originally built in 1915. Having used dozens of similar tools over the past 20+ years, this Skil 10-inch outclasses many others while staying […]

How high do I mount receptacles and switches

How High to Mount Receptacles and Switches

During a remodel, customers and clients have often asked me what the rules are for placing electrical outlets (receptacles). There are several rules in fact, though the height of a receptacle or wall switch isn’t part of the NEC code – at least not with respect to standard placement of switches and outlets. It’s good to double check your work to make sure it all makes sense and that you have sufficient ergonomics to activate all switches and access your outlets efficiently.

Review8.0(out of 10)
Toughbuilt Tool Belt

ToughBuilt Tool Belt Review TB-CT-101-4

ToughBuilt Tool Belt Gives Us Comfortable Options Ah, the tool belt. The right setup makes you more productive and keeps you comfortable even in the summer heat. The wrong setup simply makes for a frustrating experience. We got our hands on a ToughBuilt Contractor Tool Belt Set to see which way it goes. Pros Easy […]

Bora NGX Clamp Edge

Bora NGX Clamp Edge Guide System

Bora NGX Clamp Edge Guide System Features Solid Concept with Room for Improvement So you’re looking for an inexpensive way to get more from your circular saw. Using a track system to get accurate cuts is a great way to avoid the expense of a dedicated track saw or table saw. The Bora NGX Clamp […]

Dimide Clamp Review | 1/4 Series Clamps

Dimide 1/4 Series Clamp Delivers Powerful Holding With the Power of Your Impact Driver We use a ton of different clamps for the various projects we have going on around our shop. None look or operate quite like Dimide 1/4 Series Clamps, though. Pros 1700 pounds of clamping force with a standard 18V/20V Max impact […]

Chemical Guys HydroThread

Chemical Guys HydroThread Ceramic Interior Protectant Review

Go Beyond Just Cleaning Your Interior and Protect it With Chemical Guys HydroThread Chemical Guys is one of the most well-known names in the automotive care industry and a brand we’ve trusted with our own vehicles for years. When they reached out to us about the Chemical Guys HydroThread Ceramic Interior Protectant, we didn’t hesitate. […]